The Valdosta Daily Times
Mrs. Evelyn Hayes Martin, 88, of Adel, Georgia passed away at her home Saturday February 1, 2014. She was born December 10, 1925 in Adel, Georgia to the late Curtis and Scrappy Selph Hayes. Mrs. Martin was a lifetime resident of Adel and a member of First Baptist Church of Adel. She was retired from B.C. Moore’s and Sons Department Store where she worked as a sales clerk for over forty years.
Mrs. Martin is survived by her husband, Loyd Martin of Adel; a son, Jimmy Martin of Ray City, Georgia; two daughters and a son-in-law, Sharon and Gene Hannon of Adel, and Marilyn Birge of Corpus Christi, Texas; five grandchildren: Scott Freeman of Adel, Regina Sumler of Lenox, Georgia, Rhonda Berry and Billie Jo Johnston, both of Corpus Christi, Texas, and Claudia Birge of Casper, Wyoming; nine great-grandchildren; and a sister, Lois Ray of Nashville, Georgia. She was preceded in death by two sisters and a brother.
Mrs. Martin’s family will receive friends Sunday evening February 2, 2014 from 6 until 8 pm at Boone Funeral Home, 1804 S. Hutchinson Ave., in Adel.
A graveside funeral service will be held Monday February 3, 2014 at 2:00 PM at Forrest Hill Church Cemetery in Cook County with Rev. Roger Mays officiating. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.boonefunerals.com. — Boone Funeral Home.